When Leading Means Taking a Step Back…

Leaders, we hear it (and say it) often... "Lead from the front!" And, it's true... most of the time. While there is no doubt that leaders must be out in front leading the charge, there are times when good leadership means taking a step back. Many leaders have a natural bent toward, well, leading. However, one … Continue reading When Leading Means Taking a Step Back…

The Pointing Finger…

No one likes to have a finger pointed at them - either  literally or figuratively.  There's just something uncomfortable about the whole thing. However, when it comes to pointing the finger at someone else... now that's a different story.  Most of us don't seem to mind that scenario so much. Maybe it's because we like to be "in charge." … Continue reading The Pointing Finger…

Being great at everything…

As gratifying and enjoyable as leadership can be, it can also be mentally and emotionally taxing. Bearing the responsibility of others, a department or even an entire organization is not without its side effects. Because of the stress often involved in leadership, many new leaders - as well as experienced ones - can experience burnout. And while there are … Continue reading Being great at everything…

Make Your Life Easier… The Hard Way

Maybe you've heard other leaders and/or employers say this (maybe you've even said it yourself): "I just want somebody working for me who will make my life easier..." Ah, and who wouldn't? The key is how do you accomplish this? I have often found that the best way to do this also takes the most … Continue reading Make Your Life Easier… The Hard Way